New CSR Committee, Board Expansion And New Acquisitions For Elis

Elis – an international provider of textile, hygiene and facility services – has established a permanent committee for corporate social responsibility (CSR) with Florence Noblot as chair. The committee will see to the Group’s strategy, commitments and objectives regarding CSR.

Furthermore, the company’s Supervisory Board has appointed Fabrice Barthélemy as chair and member of the Appointments, Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee, as a replacement for Florence Noblot. Joy Verlé and Thierry Morin are the other members of the Appointments, Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee and will continue in their roles.

At the same time, the Corporate Works Committee has appointed Valérie Gandré and Philippe Beaudoux for a 4-year period as members of the Supervisory Board. They represent the company’s employees in the Supervisory Board which now has 11 members.

The firm also announced the acquisition of three laundries in Brazil – Clinilaves operating two sites plus one currently under construction. The site is focused on rental-cleaning flat linen for mostly private clients operating in the healthcare segment and generated revenues of c. BRL50mn in 2019. This acquisition will strengthen Elis’ position in the healthcare sector in Brazil.